Medical Definition of Dilator muscle

1. A muscle which opens an orifice or dilates the lumen of an organ; it is the dilating or opening component of a pylorus (the other component is the sphincter muscle). Synonym: musculus dilatator, musculus dilator. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dilator Muscle

dilation and evacuation
dilation thrombosis
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dilaton
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dilator
dilator iridis
dilator muscle (current term)
dilator muscle of ileocaecal sphincter
dilator muscle of pylorus
dilator of pupil
dilator pupillae muscle
dilator tubae
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dilaurate
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